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Some stakeholders in the Niger Delta region have passed a vote of confidence on the three-man Interim Management Committee approved by President Muhammadu Buhari to oversee the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
Passengers and Seafarers traveling to Bille Community in Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State are now stranded following the boycott of Port Harcourt-Gbile waterways route by boat owners after a brutal attack in the community by pirates.
The federal government says it is determined to continue to extract over 35,000 barrels per day of crude oil output lost to a community dispute in the Niger Delta region.
The National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Port Harcourt have on Tuesday sacked the candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Ipalibo George, who was initially declared winner of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Asari-Toru, constituency 1 in March 9, 2019.
A suspected serial killer, Gracious David-West, 39, arrested by the Police, has admitted killing at least seven women in hotels in Lagos State, Owerri in Imo State and Port Harcourt in Rivers State.
The 39-years old notorious serial killer of women in hotels, Gracious David West, from Buguma in Asari-Toru local government area has confessed that he had actually killed’ a total of seven people and started killing from Ikeja, Lagos before moving to Owerri in Imo State and Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The police in Port Harcourt have announced the arrest of yet another suspected serial killer linked with the recent killings targeting women in the city.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has warned that the State Government will not tolerate the shutting down of oil production facilities of operating companies in the state.
Residents of flood prone areas of Rivers have been thrown into panic following prediction and warning by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, that 18 local governments areas of the state will suffer from flooding as the raining season progresses this year.
Brig.-Gen. Felix Omongue, Acting Director of Operations, Nigerian Army, has disclosed that Rivers would have burnt to ashes, if not for the military’s quick intervention during the 2019 General Elections.
In line with its earlier promise, the ¸Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that it would conclude the collation of the Rivers State governorship election between April 2 and 5, this week.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it will commence collation of election results in six Rivers Local Government Areas of Abua/Oduah, Ahoada West, Asari-Toru, Gokana, Khana and Degema local on Tuesday.
Against the backdrop of the recent suspension of the 2019 governorship election in Rivers State, halfway through the process, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Saturday in Port Harcourt that no fresh elections would be held in the state.
The ongoing stakeholders’ meeting convened by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to resume votes count for the March 9 Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Rivers State has suffered major hiccup following a walk-out by the presumed winner of the governorship election, Biokpomabo Awara, of the African Action Congress, AAC.
Ex-Niger Delta warlord, Mujahid Asari Dokubo, has raised alarm over alleged arrest of two of his cousins by the Nigerian Army.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
A Coalition of Accredited Domestic Election Observers for Kogi governorship election has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create more polling units across the country.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp faces an anxious wait over the fitness of forward Mohamed Salah as the Premier League leaders prepare for a trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently drilling a former member of the Kwara state House of Assembly Hon Moshood Bakare and ex-chairman of the state Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) Prof Muritala Awodun, over the alleged missing KWIRS five billion Naira money.
President Muhammadu Buhari will arrive Jos, the Plateau State capital for a two-day meeting with governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
The House of Representatives member representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, has advised Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to be a good sportsman and accept the defeat suffered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.
The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Mubi north divisional police command in Adamawa state, Ahidjo Mohammed, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen at around 7 pm, Tuesday.
Voting has commenced at four polling units located at Crowther Memorial College, in Crowther Cemetry area of Lokoja under heavy security and close monitoring by local and international observer teams.
The Senate has called on Federal, State and Local Governments to construct more public toilets to battle the growing scourge of open defecation in the country.
The Lagos State Athletics Association will hold a one-day refresher course/seminar for coaches in Lagos state today at the Teslim Balogun stadium.
A video which has gone viral shows the Liverpool star helping members of staff carrying water bottles off the Senegal team bus.